Order of the White Flame is one of the oldest and most experienced kinships on the Laurelin server, a kinship based on friendships. We offer a casual and helpful environment and the opportunity to take part in the many activities the game has to offer!
In Order of the White Flame we want kin like minded fellows who like to have fun and don’t mind taking part in discussions going on in kin-chat. It is recommended to be vocal from the start as it will help you fit in and make friends. You can read the rules here.
When joining our kinship you will have the best opportunity to make new friends, fight in all kinds of instances, and get help when needed.
We have a kinship band called "The White Flames", and we welcome all to take part if they so wish. Aifel is the leader of the band, and with a core of 2-6 members The White Flames play on events, parties, or just for fun.
Log in and be active!
If you are not yet a member of this website, please apply. Members in Order of the White Flame will be admitted. To become a member of the kinship, please contact an officer online. Be active. Post your ideas and thoughts in the forum. Shout in the Shout Box. Put in information about your characters in the game. Share screenshots from your adventures in the Gallery.
Instances, Raids and Events
Organized instances, raids and non-fighting events will be announced in our Calendar. Most often instances will be occasional when people in the kin feel like doing something together. Read more about our planned events and instances here.
We use Mumble as our main way of communicating. Before an instance or raid starts, please have Mumble ready. You will be informed about details for logging in.
Safe Journey and welcome!
During the past week Order of the White Flame has grown with several new members, both old and new to the game. We are lucky to have some real music lovers among these new members, and recently White Flame Band has grown a lot. There has been a lot of installing plugins, rehearsing and fun music playing going on the last few days.
Because of so many new members in the band I started a new department in the forums called White Flame Band. There you will eventually find everything you need to know about playing music in our band. You will also be able to put in your questions, suggestions, ideas, tips or anything about music in Lotro.
The post “Music files for band members” is linking to the zip file we are using from now on. These files are for when we play in public, music files only made by kin members. The music files update constantly, so it is a very good habit to download the zip and re-building the Songbook before each time we play together.
In the post “How to play in White Flame Band” it is explained step by step how to install music files and Songbook. I have put everything I know about this so far on that page, so it can be a good idea to go through that post really carefully before installing fx Songbook, since most members have problems with getting that one to work correctly.
On Saturday evening we had a concert at a kinship party in Breeland Homesteads. This concert wasn’t announced in advanced since I knew about it only 1 hour before it started. I got a tell from Sybri who wanted us to play, I asked the two kin members who were online at the moment, Grimfax and Finsamidor, and they did a tremendous job playing some nice songs for the party. It was very much appreciated that we came in such a short notice, and I am sure that we will have more music jobs like this in the future!
Among our new friends in the kin there are not only music players, but also music makers. Already we have new songs made by Revelus and Warchylde. You are so very welcome as composers! Both old and new band members: It’s already time to download the zip again. I have added two more songs myself.
Today, Monday the 21st April we will play some music again. From evening time I will be online to meet with some kin members who want to join the band. All music lovers are welcome to join in and play together. We will be at the kin house. A little later we can go to Bree and play some songs for the festival people there, if you like.
Well met! /Trincia
Update 13 - quests
Lord of the Rings Online had update 13 on Monday, April 14th. In this update the epic story continues on level 95. A few new quests were added on level 95 in Fangorn and Isengard. These quests are finished rather quickly, due to Bethelda who finished it all in two or three evenings. No instances or raids were added.
The Anniversary festival also started on Tuesday, April 15th. For those of you who have played the game for more than a year, you will recognize quests and activities. Festivals are always fun! For newcomers in the game you can start in northern Bree where there is a field for having fireworks (between the stables in western Bree and the exit to the north). There is a fun repeatable quest to fire off the right kind of fireworks that are announced by the fireworks announcer. Also there is a quest given from a hobbit that leads you around all festival areas.
Another important festival area is at Methel Stage in the Shire. Gandalf happens to stand there and has a quest to fire off fireworks at different places around Middle Earth. To finish that quest you need to buy some fireworks at the vendor standing next to him. You also need to be able to go to Weathertop and Rivendell, besides the other places that are included in his quest. If you still haven’t been to Weathertop or Rivendell, feel free to ask me or anyone else in the game and we can help you.
At Methel Stage there also is a repeatable quest to shoot off as many fireworks as possible within a certain time to amuse the audience (npcs). The fireworks sitting on the stage are used for this quest. You need to be at least 2 people doing this quest to be able to succeed. The trick is also to not run around, which makes you loose time. Stand on the same spot and fire off the 6 fireworks in front of you, one by one. After finishing, there will be some minutes before the quest is available again. If you are a festival nerd (like I am), you can buy fireworks at the vendor and fire them off for a deed while waiting for the repeatable quest to start again. This deed is also triggered by Gandalf’s quest and is to fire off 50 of each colour of the fireworks. A stack of 50 fireworks costs 250 silver, if I remember right, and I think there are 6 colours of fireworks.
Unfortunately, there is neither Inn League nor dance masters active during this festival. We will need to wait for the Spring Festival for those amusements. Spring Festival usually starts in the end of May and lasts to the beginning of June.
During Spring Festival we will have a concert with the band. I suggest May 29, 30 or 31.
Many in the kin are interested in playing in the band. The difficult part is to get all together at one time. I would like to have a band with 12 members at the concert to be able to play some of the arrangements that we have.
We will need to rehearse a few times before the concert, so everybody feels comfortable with the music system and also so we all know how to stand, to walk, to bow and how to dress. Yeah there are some things to think about to have a successful concert. Talk to Trincia or Aifel in game to be able to prepare for the coming concert in the end of May. Also read news at this website to know when rehearsals are.